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Why creating an inclusive society for PWD should matter to everyone

Every now and then, however fleeting, you get the feeling that what you do matters. I had one of those feelings the other day. Former student of mine, Matt Baxter contacted me for advice on an article he wanted to write about disability and inclusion. 1,148 more words


The Last Man Standing

By Corey McWhinnie

9th November, 2014

The white van hurtles along the dry bitumen. On either side of the pot holed road are endless paddocks, fields of yellow, purple, green and others the colour and texture of instant coffee. 2,705 more words

Barwon participants support each other - NDIS

Post taken from the latest NDIS newsletter (March 2015)

A National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Community Inclusion and Capability Development (CICD) grant has helped local disability advocacy group, VALID, establish regular ‘Peer Support to Buy Support’ group meetings in the Barwon trial site to help participants and their families work more efficiently with the NDIS. 60 more words

Disability and social services links - 30 March

Consultation is going on now about how to make sure that there are safety and quality standards for the NDIS. Submissions close on 30 April. 176 more words


Disability and social services links - 24 March

Every Australian Counts, the campaign group for the NDIS, is asking for input on housing, after being disappointed with the government response.

The NSW Election is in the last days of the campaign, so here are the… 184 more words


Social Enterprise - The Greatest Untold NFP Story

ProBono article originally posted:  Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – 09:45

With an estimated 20,000 social enterprises in Australia, where are all these businesses that are trading for social impact, asks Mark Daniels, Head of Market and Sector Development at Social Traders. 160 more words

Getting the NDIS design right for people with a psychosocial disability

There are a huge number of national reforms affecting the mental health sector at the moment and Frank Quinlan, CEO of Mental Health Australia, joins us to discuss these and highlights the need to ensure that people aren’t left “falling through the cracks”. 327 more words

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